The DAX Futures is trading at 12,523.50 with a loss of -0.30% percent or -38.00 point . The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,593.50 with a loss of -0.32% percent or -24.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,398.32 with a loss of -0.35% percent or -18.75point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,445.00 with a loss of -0.35% percent or -12.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Thursdays trade started with most Asian and European markets trading lower, and U.S. stock futures following suit. The S&P 500 futures (ESU18:CME) overnight Globex trading range was 2806.25 to 2618.00, with 148,000 contracts traded. The first print of the day was 2808.00. After the open the ES traded up to 2812.75, and then dropped down to 2800.25 before trading back up to the vwap at 2808.00 at 9:15 am.
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PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,058.12 with a loss of -0.025% percent or -6.38 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,801.83 with a loss of -0.095% percent or -2.66 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,820.20 with a loss of -0.065% percent or -5.10 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,396.99 with a loss of -1.33% percent or -300.89 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,292.91 up with +0.24% percent or +68.43 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,857.89 up with +1.01% percent or +29.08 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,581.36 up with + 0.23% percent or +84.99 point at 12:15 PM.